Barcelona city guide

Barcelona Pride: everything you need to know

Considered to be the biggest LGBT+ Pride celebration in the Mediterranean, with over 200,000 people taking part in the celebrations each year, Barcelona Pride is a wonderful time to visit the city. This cosmopolitan beach city hosts one of the…

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26 Fabulous things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona is one hot, sexy, incredible city, filled with amazing culture, parties, sunshine, beaches and beautiful people. I’ve visited the Catalan capital five times in the past decade – so it’s clearly one of my favourites. I’ve put together my…

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17 Fabulous gluten-free restaurants in Barcelona

When people ask me about my favourite gluten-free cities, Barcelona is very high on my list. Coming from London, where gluten-free options are aplenty, I have very high expectations but Barcelona doesn’t disappoint. From banging breakfasts through to late-night Mexicana,…

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Review: Market Hotel Barcelona

Open since 2004, the Market Hotel Barcelona is a charming boutique hotel in the city’s Sant Antoni district. Part of the flourishing Andilana Group (who own 30 restaurants and six hotels across Spain, France and Madagascar), their name is synonymous…

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Feast your eyes on the best brunch in Barcelona

When I first visited over a decade ago, Barcelona‘s brunch scene was only just emerging and cafes with a tasty breakfast menu were hard to find. Flash forward 10 years and I would now rate this city as one of…

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My 5 top Barcelona tips

Barcelona! Lovely Barcelona: it isn’t a city that changes quickly. I always feel like it’s exactly as I left it on my last visit, which is great because I LOVE this place. I don’t want it to change! So here…

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Review: Leonardo Hotel Barcelona Las Ramblas

Situated in central El Raval, the Leonardo Hotel Barcelona Las Ramblas opened in June 2016 making it the latest addition to the Leonardo hotel group. The 111 rooms are available in four categories – Economy, Comfort, Superior and Deluxe –…

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Festa Major de Gràcia: Barcelona block party or Anarchist war zone?

This article was written in 2014 after my trip to Barcelona. Check out my full Barcelona city guide here! In 2014, I had one of the most incredible travel experiences, when I watched the sunset from Park Güell and then…

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